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Claude Willis Shaw, Edmonton, KY (1928-2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, respected Metcalfe County family. His marriage to the late Maxine Shaw endured a remarkable 58 years. He leaves eight direct living descendants. He was raised in the Goodluck community of Metcalfe County, moved to Chicago, Illinois, for employment, where he worked at Wabash Fiber Box Company for 23 years. He returned to Edmonton to live and worked and retired from R.R. Donnelley & Sons. He was an avid outdoorsmen and a member of the Edmonton Worship Center.
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Claude Willis Shaw, 84, of Edmonton, KY, passed in his home in Glasgow, KY in the early morning on November 3, 2012.

Visitation will be at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, 2pm-8pmCT, on Monday, November 5, 2012 and 9am-11amCT, Tuesday, November 6, 2012. at the Edmonton Worship Center, 107 Baker Street, Edmonton, KY with the funeral services beginning at 11amCT, at the church. Burial will be in the Missionary Mound Cemetery, Goodluck, Metcalfe County, KY.


Claude Willis Shaw, Edmonton, KY (1928-2012)


Mr. Shaw was born on February 22, 1928. He was the son of the late Claude Melton Shaw and the late Annie Pennington Shaw. He died November 3, 2012, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 84 years, 8 months, and 9 days.

He was raised in the Goodluck community of Metcalfe County, moved to Chicago, Illinois, for employment, where he worked at Wabash Fiber Box Company for 23 years. He returned to Edmonton to live and worked and retired from R.R. Donnelley & Sons. Willis was an avid outdoorsmen and a member of the Edmonton Worship Center.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Maxine and their oldest child Rich, his parents, Claude Melton and Annie Pennington Shaw, one sister, Jewell Shaw and three brothers, Phillip Shaw of Glasgow and Orville and Marvin who both passed during infancy.

Mr. Shaw is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Barry (Mary) of Chicago, IL; and Randy (Tracy) of Glasgow, KY

  • One daughter: Brenda Bartley (Chris),

  • Five beloved grandchildren: Bob, Caleb, Moriah, Levi, Jacob

  • One sister: Ruby Miller (Charlie) of Hoopeston, Illinois
The Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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